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WTO Nairobi conference ends with UNEP launching Trade Hub but who wins?

Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohammed (L) with WTO's DG Roberto Azevedo during the 10th WTO Conference in Nairobi in December.  The Conference registered mixed reactions from different quarters. [Photo: WTO Secretariat]

As the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 10th Ministerial Conference concluded in Nairobi, many felt that it failed to earn the poorest countries any advantage. Activists at the meet felt that the poorest nations were short-changed and that the rich nations came out the winner – again. Several organizations, especially Non-Governmental entities protested but it remains to be seen what will ...

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Kenya accuses Norway of “supporting” terror

In a startling development, a highly placed spokesperson for the Kenyan government has accused Norway of “supporting” terrorist activities in Kenya. Dennis Itumbi, the Director of Digital Communication in the Office of the President, on Monday morning tweeted that Norway’s decision to continue funding Haki Africa, a Mombasa-based NGO, amounts to being on the opposite side of Kenya’s fight against ...

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